The Macedonian Naming Dispute

By: Niklas Danninger (Managing Editor) On October 21, the Macedonian parliament agreed to change the country’s name to Northern Macedonia, thereby ending Greece’s 27-year-blockade of...

Ukrainian Elections 2019: The Voices of the People

By: Matthias Maxim Penkin (Guest Writer) After the collapse of the USSR in 1991, for a long time the Western world has only been interested...

What’s behind the NOTRE DRAME fire.

The heart of the “grande nation” began to weep as the French witnessed the cradle of their history burning in the Notre-Dame fire in...

The Franco-German Compromise: Laying the Foundations of a European Defence Union

Two years after the EU rolled out its new global strategy and security policy as a reaction to the Brexit referendum, Germany and France...

The European Narrative: EU & the Media

The state of the media in the European Union is under intense pressure, facing threats such as fake news and physical risk to journalists,...

The End of an Era – Angela Merkel’s Legacy

After more than 16 years in office, German Chancellor Angela Merkel will not run in the federal elections in September 2021. After four consecutive...

A Deal with the Devil? Sweden’s Political Crisis

By: Gustav Pedersen (Guest Writer) Following the Swedish general election in September 2018, the country was thrown into a long political and governmental crisis, lasting...

Rerouting to Europe

By: Julia Hütter (Guest Writer) The western Mediterranean sea route, which begins in Morocco and leads migrants on their perilous journey to Spain, has recently...

“Welcome to the Twilight Zone”

Many of today's conflicts are often blurry and complex. Therefore, the second panel of DASICON 2017 gave an overview over the Ukrainian crisis and...

Law and Morality in the Crimean Crisis

Speaking about the Crimean crisis in 2014, some refer to it as an annexation while others prefer to call it a reunification. At first...

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